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A Chinese childhood,

Author: Yee Chiang
Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd. [1946]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3d edView all editions and formats
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"For anyone who wants to learn more about growing up in an upper class family in northern China during the early 1900's, this book is invaluable. Chiang Yee describes the everyday life, customs, and celebrations he experienced while a young boy. It seems idyllic and indirectly shows how the life of the well-to-do was insulated from all the turmoil going on in China at that time." --Publisher's description.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chiang, Yee, 1903-1977.
Chinese childhood.
London, Methuen & Co. [1946]
(OCoLC)576326840
Online version:
Chiang, Yee, 1903-1977.
Chinese childhood.
London, Methuen & Co. [1946]
(OCoLC)609000494
Named Person: Yee Chiang; Yee Chiang
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yee Chiang
OCLC Number: 3897336
Notes: Title and author's name in Chinese on cover and half-title.
Illustrated by the author.
Genealogical table on front lining paper.
"First published May 2, 1940."
Description: xii, 304, [2] pages illustrations, 8 color plates (including frontispiece, portraits) 22 cm
Responsibility: by Chiang Yee.

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"For anyone who wants to learn more about growing up in an upper class family in northern China during the early 1900's, this book is invaluable. Chiang Yee describes the everyday life, customs, and celebrations he experienced while a young boy. It seems idyllic and indirectly shows how the life of the well-to-do was insulated from all the turmoil going on in China at that time." --Publisher's description.

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